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0987 ~ Ptycholomoides aeriferanus
UK Status

Resident. A species only discovered in 1951 that is steadily spreading northwards through Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a few sites in the northern half of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 15-22mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Larch.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives between spun needles. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech Rocks